Iraq captures 'al-Qaeda deputy'

The Iraqi authorities say they have arrested the second-in-command of al-Qaeda in Iraq.

Iraq captures 'al-Qaeda deputy'

The interior ministry said the man, Hamad Jama al-Faidi, was detained a few days ago.

Iraq's national security adviser told a news conference the man was the deputy to Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the current head of the insurgent group.

The group's key leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed by American troops in June.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16